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The Vatican has announced the institution of a special college within the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith that will study the appeals for “serious offences,” including those of child abuse and abuses of the Sacrament of Penance. While the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith judges all offences, ...read more
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A statement from the Vatican today described the latest meeting of the Council of Cardinals, set to conclude this evening, as "free, frank and friendly." The nine-member council of advisors …read more
Former Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Angelo Sodano has underlined the importance of Church reform, stressing that it is not governed by public opinion. The cardinal has just written a …read more
The Church has grown the fastest in Africa, where the number ofCatholics increased by 29 percent. Meanwhile, Europe was the only region with a decrease in growth. To view the video click …read more
The Vatican today released a list of the curial appointments given to the cardinals created during the February consistory: 1. In the Congregation for the Eastern Churches: Cardinal Secretary …read more
The following is a statement of the Holy See Press Office following the meeting of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors on May 1-3. *** The members of the Pontifical …read more